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May
24

Ohio State Staff Figuring Out Starter For Big Ten Semifinal

Beals said Pfennig, a freshman right-hander, could get the call. Canzone extended his team record streak of reaching base to 53 games with a walk in the first inning. He has walked six times in two games and needs two more to tie the tournament record of eight set by Swisher in 2001.

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May
24

Magno Finishes Off Maryland In Ohio State’s 3-2 Victory

Buckeyes lean on their closer in advancing to Big Ten semifinals.  Buckeyes pitcher Garrett Burhenn gave the go-ahead point the morning after a suspended weather delay to Andrew Magno “You’ve Got This Mag” before Magno’s first pitch of the five-outs needed for the save of the second game the morning after – in the bottom of the eighth.

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May
24

Ohio State-Maryland Game Postponed By Thunderstorm

Play to resume at 11 a.m. today with Buckeyes leading 3-2 in bottom of 8th.  Big advantage lies with the Buckeyes because they have the lead and need five outs to get the victory. Read about the final 5 outs (Friday) in Press Pros Feature story written by Mark Znidar.

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May
22

Maligned Bullpen Stands Out In Buckeyes Win Over Wolverines

Pfennig and Magno have learned from growing pains early in season. Mark Znidar writes the story for Press Pros.

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May
22

Ohio State Rallies in 8th, beats Michigan In Big Ten Tourney

Buckeyes parlay a gutty start from Seth Lonsway, clean bullpen work from Will Pfennig and Andrew Magno, and a game winning single by Dillon Dignler to take Big Ten tournament opener over Michigan. Mark Znidar writes the story for Press Pros.

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May
21

Act 4 For OSU – UM Comes In Big Ten Tournament Opener

Buckeyes took 2 of 3 games from Wolverines in Columbus in April. The rivalry continues Wednesday in the Big Ten Tournament. Mark Znidar writes the story for today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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May
21

Nebraska’s Erstad Says Big Ten Tournament Unlike Regular Season

Tourney Tidbits…Scramble for championship, and the immense TD Ameritrade Park changes everything as top eight teams vie for an NCAA bid. Mark Znidar previews the Big Ten baseball tourney from Omaha, Nebraska in today’s Press Pros.

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May
19

Buckeyes Get Into B1G Tourn. With Help From Minnesota

Three-run homer by Pohl, iron man relief job by Magno are the catalysts. Andrew Magno gave an emphatic double fist pump and an aerial high five with catcher Dillon Dingler after the last out and the win over Purdue. Mark Znidar writes the story for today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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May
18

Lonsway Strikes Out 14 In Leading Ohio State Over Purdue

Three-run homer in 4th by Todys gets team on way to 2nd win in series. Seth Lonsway flies through the air with the greatest of ease in getting an out on a ground ball. Mark Znidar writes the story for today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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May
17

Ohio State Rides Burhenn’s Arm To Victory Over Purdue

Dingler, Todys and Cherry fuel offense with home runs in Game 1 of final Big Ten series of season. Indiana bred pitcher Garrett Burhenn (pictured) returns home to dominate in a must-win situation. Read Mark Znidar on Press Pros.

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May
9

Canzone’s Bomb Gives Ohio State 6-5 Win Over WSU

Ohio State used the long ball, including one from Arcanum’s Conner Pohl (below), to thwart Wright State Wednesday night at Bill Davis Stadium. It came down to a thrilling conclusion that Mark Znidar writes about in today’s Press Pros feature.

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May
1

Buckeyes Say They’re Ready For Crucial Minnesota Series

There are three weekends left for the Ohio State Buckeyes to qualify for the Big Ten Tournament, beginning with a tough on-the-road challenge with the Minnesota Golden Gophers. Mark Znidar writes in today’s Press Pros.

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Apr
17

Ohio State Dumps Xavier For Fifth Win In Six Games

Emergency appendectomy scratches Mitch Milheim, gives Thomas Waning first college start. It was the fifth win in six games for Ohio State (21-17) after it was swept at home by Northwestern. Read Mark Znidar on Press Pros.

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Apr
14

Huge Crowd Sees Ohio State Win Series Over Michigan

Playing like the Big Ten player of the year, co-captain Dom Canzone launched a third inning home run that ignited the Buckeyes in their game one win Saturday against Michigan. The Buckeyes won two of three from the team up north, as written in today’s feature by columnist Mark Znidar.

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Apr
13

Fired Up Ohio State Beats Up On Michigan

A first inning display by Michigan’s centerfielder fired up the Buckeyes and set the tone for a passionate response…and then some!

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Apr
11

Bucks Try On Tougher Attitude For Size In Win Over UD

Buckeyes team leaders talk about buckling down for crunch time of Big Ten season. In the bottom half of the 8th inning, with bases loaded, Dillon Dingler (pictured) hit a sacrifice fly to boost Ohio State to a 4-2 victory over UD Flyers.

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Apr
4

Vance Struggles, Early Hole Costs Ohio State In 9-5 Loss To UC

A horrible start and early struggles by starting pitcher Jake Vance proved to much to overcome.  OSU drops Wednesday non-con contest to Cincinnati. Read Mark Znidar on Press Pros.

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Apr
1

Rutgers Baseball A Fraction Of A Bigger Athletic Problem

Poorly funded and under-facilitated, Rutgers’ teams are winning only 26 percent of its Big Ten games and matches.  Mark Znidar shares this inkling as to why.

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Mar
31

Silent Bats Force Ohio State To Split Against Rutgers

Seth Lonsway throws a complete-game shutout in first game and Cherry hits a two-run homer in each game, but for lack of more hitting than Brady Cherry the Buckeyes could only manage a split on Saturday against Rutgers. Read Mark Znidar in today’s Press Pros.

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Mar
29

Carpenter Digs Deep, Delivers Ohio State Over Rutgers

It took eleven innings, some banging and some bungling, but in the end the Buckeyes showed some competitiveness and a big day by second baseman Matt Carpenter (below) to beat Rutgers in the Big Ten opener. Read more in today’s report from Mark Znidar, our Press Pros feature.

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